El Paso, TX – The United States Marshals
Service in El Paso will graduate students from their 2012 Citizens’ Academy
at 6:00 P.M., on November 28, 2012, at the Albert Armendariz Sr., United
States Courthouse, 525 Magoffin in El Paso. Robert R. Almonte, United States
Marshal for the Western District of Texas will preside over the evening’s
During the 6-week program, community members were provided presentations and
speakers from various agency disciplines focusing on the historic role the
marshals have served since their creation from the Judiciary Act of 1789.
Students received first-hand information on judicial and courthouse
security, fugitive investigations, asset seizure administration, as well as
a host of other critical missions and contemporary roles for which the
marshals are frequently called upon to execute by court order, Attorney
General or Presidential directive.
Marshal Almonte said, “We are proud and honored to present to the community
this year’s participants from our 2012 USMS Citizens’ Academy. The citizens’
academy affords us the opportunity to partner with the citizenry of our city
to make it a safer place for everyone.”
The United States Marshals Service invites all members of the media to the
evening’s graduation event as honorees and local community leaders will be
available to the media.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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